Sermons & Sunday Schools

Jesus Has Power over Nature

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 2 Lesson 2 This week in Sunday school, we look at two instances of Jesus displaying power over nature: Peter’s great catch of fish and Jesus’ walking on water. What exactly happened in these instances? Why did Jesus do what He did? How did his disciples react? And what…

The Five Solas of the Reformation, Part 4: Sola Scriptura

Today Pastor Babij teaches on the fourth Reformation Sola, Sola Scriptura (Scripture Alone), probably the most maligned of the Five Solas. Pastor Babij explains how the term can be misleading and really refers to the codified apostolic teachings and traditions contained in Scripture alone. Pastor Babij warns against other teachings that either include non-Scriptural teachings…

Jesus’ Mission

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 2 Lesson 1 This week in Sunday school, we return to our Answers Bible Curriculum and our study of the New Testament. This week, we consider Jesus’ primary mission as expressed in John 3 in Jesus’ conversation with Nicodemus. What point did Jesus make about the need to be…

The Ten Particulars Of Good Works

In this sermon, Pastor Babij examines what the Bible says about good works. Pastor Babij explains what good works are, how both a Christian’s faith and also his good works are predestined by God, and how Christians are saved in part to do good to others as a witness of God. Pastor then explores ten…

Reformation Survey: Reformation Aftermath

In our final lesson of our Summer Reformation Survey, we consider the Reformation’s aftermath. What themes emerge from the lives of the reformers we’ve studied? How do their experiences compare to what Scripture says? What were the ultimate results of the Reformation movement, both good and bad? And when did the Reformation end — if…

The Five Solas of the Reformation, Part 3: Solus Christus

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches on the third Reformation sola, Solus Christus (Christ Alone). Pastor Babij urges believers to guard against the current thinking of the age, namely that there are many ways to salvation. This belief directly contradicts Jesus’ own plain assertion: “I am the way, the truth and the life; no man…

Reformation Survey: English and Scottish Reformation

This week in our summer Reformation survey, we look at how God’s saving word came again to England and Scotland in the early 1500s. In our discussion, we’ll mention some more important names from church history: William Tyndale, Henry VIII, Thomas Cranmer, and John Knox. Who were these men, and what part did they play…

The Five Solas of the Reformation, Part 2: Sola Fide

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches on the second Reformation sola, Sola Fide (Faith Alone). Pastor Babij explains how the concepts of justification and sanctification became – and still are – confused in the Catholic church, leading to a gospel essentially based on good works. Pastor Babij then highlights the major differences between the Bible’s…

Reformation Survey: John Calvin

This week in our Reformation Survey, we look at probably the most controversial of our reformers: John Calvin. Today, there are plenty of pro and anti-Calvinists partisans, but who exactly was Calvin? How was Calvin important to the Reformation? Why was Calvin kicked out of Geneva? Why did he go back? Did Calvin really kill…